Winter: New Turns in Arctic Winter Tourism

Winter: New Turns in Arctic Winter Tourism

In this project we explore winter tourism developments in the Arctic from four thematic angles.

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The four thematic angles are:

  1. Winter Tourism Activities: Soft and Hard Adventures.
  2. Finnmarkslopet and the Iditarod of Alaska: Event Tourism
  3. Hurtigruten: Potensials and Barriers in Mass Tourism Developments.
  4. Aurora Borealis: Tourism Performances and Symbolic Meanings

The Arctic University of Norway and Norut Alta will conduct research on the overall potenial in Arctic winter tourism. Internationally we cooperate with Metla, University of Lapland, University of iceland, Cardiff Metropolitan (University´s Welsh Center for Tourism Research), University of Alaska, Anchorage and University of Utah.

Our Partners


University of  Lapland
University of  Iceland
University of  Alaska, Anchorage

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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